Portugal registered, in the last 24 hours, 927 cases of covid-19, the highest number since September 18th. Hospitalized and seriously ill went down.
For more than a month, the number of people infected with the new coronavirus was not that high. This Wednesday’s report from the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) reveals that have been accounted for 927 people infected in the last 24 hours, a threshold that had not been exceeded since September 18 (939 cases).
In view of the penultimate epidemiological balance, there is 95 more infections and 3 less killing mortals (six were registered yesterday).
It should be noted that, since the beginning of the pandemic, 18,109 people have died, 1,081,856 contracted the disease and 1,033,379 recovered, 577 of them in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases rose to 30,368: 347 more than yesterday.
The region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (LVT) once again accounted for most of the infected, 356, followed by the North, with 249, the Center with 212, the Alentejo with 40, the Algarve with 41, the Azores with 16 and Madeira with 13. The three deaths were reported in the North, Center and Alentejo, corresponding to three octogenarians (two men and one woman).
For the second day in a row, the number of inpatients in Portuguese hospitals dropped to 286, 13 less than yesterday. In Intensive Care Units there are now two fewer people, 58 in total.
In the risk matrix, a transmissibility rate (called Rt) rose slightly: from 1.01 to 1.02 at the national level. The bill also reveals a growing trend: from 84.3 to 84.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (and from 84.7 to 84.8 on the mainland).